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The Triazine Herbicides

  • ID: 1764932
  • Book
  • 600 Pages
  • Elsevier Science and Technology
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Over the past 50 years, triazines have made a great impact on agriculture and world hunger by assisting in the development of new farming methods, providing greater farming and land use capabilities, and increasing crop yields. Triazines are registered in over 80 countries and save billions of dollars a year. The Triazine Herbicides is the one book that presents a comprehensive view of the total science and agriculture of these chemicals. With emphasis on how the chemicals are studied and developed, reviewed, and used at the agricultural level this book provides valuable insight into the benefits of triazine herbicides for sustainable agriculture.

* Presents previously unpublished information on the discovery, development and marketing of herbicides
* Includes a vital section on the origin, use, economics and fate of triazine herbicides
* Covers benefits of triazines in corn and sorghum, sugarcane, citrus, fruit and nut crops
* Establishes best management practice and environmental benefits of use in conservation tillage

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Dennis T. Avery
Chapter 1
The Triazine Herbicides: A Milestone in the Development of Modern Crop Technology
Homer M. LeBaron and Janis McFarland
Chapter 2
History of the Discovery and Development of Triazine Herbicides
Gustav Müller
Chapter 3
Registration and Production of Triazine Herbicides
Walter Heri, Franz Pfister, Beth Carroll, Thomas Parshley, and James B. Nabors
Chapter 4
Weed Control Trends and Practices in North America
David R. Pike, Ellery L. Knake, and Marshal D. McGlamery
Chapter 5
Farming Trends and Practices in Northern Europe
James H. Orson
Chapter 6
Biology and Ecology of Weeds and the Impact of Triazine Herbicides
Homer M. LeBaron and Gustav Müller
Chapter 7
Plant Uptake and Metabolism of Triazine Herbicides
Bruce J. Simoneaux and Thomas J. Gould
Chapter 8
The Mode of Action of Triazine Herbicides in Plants
Achim Trebst
Chapter 9
Basis of Crop Selectivity and Weed Resistance to Triazine Herbicides
Amit Shukla and Malcolm D. Devine
Chapter 10
Distribution and Management of Triazine-Resistant Weeds
Homer M. LeBaron
Chapter 11
Weeds Resistant to Nontriazine Classes of Herbicides
Homer M. LeBaron and Eugene R. Hill
Chapter 12
The Use of Economic Benefit Models in Estimating the Value of Triazine Herbicides
Gerald A. Carlson
Chapter 13
Benefits of Triazine Herbicides in Corn and Sorghum Production
David C. Bridges
Chapter 14
Benefits of Triazine Herbicides in Ecofallow
David L. Regehr and Charles A. Norwood
Chapter 15
Weed Control in Sugarcane and the Role of Triazine Herbicides
Dudley T. Smith, Edward P. Richard, Jr., and Lance T. Santo
Chapter 16
Benefits of Triazine Herbicides and Other Weed Control Technology in Citrus Management
Megh Singh and Shiv D. Sharma
Chapter 17
Benefits of Triazine Herbicides for Weed Control in Fruit and Nut Crops
Clyde L. Elmore and Arthur H. Lange
Chapter 18
Benefits of Triazine Herbicides in the Production of Ornamentals and Conifer Trees
John F. Ahrens and Michael Newton
Chapter 19
Benefits of Triazine Herbicides in Turf
G. Euel Coats, Steve T. Kelly, and James M. Taylor
Chapter 20
Methods of Analysis for Triazine Herbicides and Their Metabolites
Richard A. McLaughlin, Michael V. Barringer, James F. Brady, and Robert A. Yokley
Chapter 21
Triazine Soil Interactions
David A. Laird and William C. Koskinen
Chapter 22
Microbial Degradation of s Triazine Herbicides
Raphi T. Mandelbaum, Michael J. Sadowsky and Lawrence P. Wackett
Chapter 23
Nonbiological Degradation of Triazine Herbicides: Photolysis and Hydrolysis
Allan J. Cessna
Chapter 24
Soil Movement and Persistence of Triazine Herbicides
William C. Koskinen and Philip Banks
Chapter 25
Hazard Assessment for Selected Symmetrical and Asymmetrical Triazine Herbicides
Charles B. Breckenridge, Christoph Werner, James T. Stevens, and Darrell D. Sumner
Chapter 26
Mode of Action of Atrazine for Mammary Tumor Formation in the Female Sprague-Dawley Rats
Lawrence T. Wetzel and J. Charles Eldridge
Chapter 27
Dietary Exposure Assessment of the Triazine Herbicides
Leslie D. Bray, Nina Heard, Robert A. Kahrs, Arpad Z. Szarka, and Dennis S. Hackett
Chapter 28
Probabilistic Assessment of Laboratory-Derived Acute Toxicity Data for the Triazine Herbicides to Aquatic Organisms
Keith R. Solomon and Dennis Cooper
Chapter 29
Atrazine and Simazine Monitoring Data in Community Water Systems in the United States During 1993 to 2000
Dennis P. Tierney, B. R. Christensen, Cheryl Dando and Kendra M. Marut
Chapter 30
A Decade of Measuring, Monitoring, and Studying the Fate and Transport of Triazine Herbicides in Groundwater, Surface Water, Reservoirs, and Precipitation by the U.S. Geological Survey
E. Michael Thurman and Elisabeth A. Scribner
Chapter 31
Probabilistic Risk Assessment Using Atrazine and Simazine as a Model
Robert L. Sielken, Jr., Robert S. Bretzlaff and Cirisco Valdez-Flores
Chapter 32
Progress in Best Management Practices
John F. Hebblethwaite and Carol N. Somody
Chapter 33
Environmental Benefits of Triazine Use in Conservation Tillage
Richard S. Fawcett
Chapter 34
Role of Triazine Herbicides in Sustainable Agriculture: Potential of Nonchemical Weed Control Methods as Substitutes for Herbicides in United States Corn Production
Leonard P. Gianessi and Janet E. Carpenter
Chapter 35
Environmental Stewardship: The Roots of a Family Farm
Jere White
Appendix Table 1
Chemical structures, names and weights of triazine herbicides
Appendix Table 2
Physical/chemical properties of triazine herbicides
Appendix Table 3
Selected metabolites of various triazine herbicides listed by metabolic processes or by individual compound
Appendix Table 4A
Scientific and common names of weeds mentioned in this book in alphabetic order by scientific name
Appendix Table 4B
Common and scientific names of weeds mentioned in this book in alphabetic order by common name
Appendix Table 5
Triazine herbicide use as percent crop treated in major US crops during 2002
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Mc Farland, Ph.D., Janis
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